paginate

[ paj-uh-neyt ]
/ ˈpædʒ əˌneɪt /

verb (used with object), pag·i·nat·ed, pag·i·nat·ing.

to indicate the sequence of pages in (a book, manuscript, etc.) by placing numbers or other characters on each leaf; to number the pages of.

verb (used without object), pag·i·nat·ed, pag·i·nat·ing.

Computers. to create pages, as with a word-processing program.

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Origin of paginate

1880–85; <Latin pāgin(a) page1 + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM paginate

re·pag·i·nate, verb (used with object), re·pag·i·nat·ed, re·pag·i·nat·ing.un·pag·i·nat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for paginate

paginate
/ (ˈpædʒɪˌneɪt) /

verb

(tr) to number the pages of (a book, manuscript, etc) in sequenceCompare foliate

Derived forms of paginate

pagination, noun
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